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Founded by John Stanier Clarke and John McArthur and published monthly between January, 1799 and December, 1818, the Naval Chronicle detailed the exploits of the British Royal Navy. Each issue included biographies of famous naval officers, accounts of battles, shipwrecks, and new discoveries, letters about current affairs, and a selection of poetry and songs. Noted maritime artist Nicholas Pocock contributed many of the engraved illustrations.This volume is 515 pages and includes 15 plates.
Topic: Great Britain. Royal Navy
Founded by John Stanier Clarke and John McArthur and published monthly between January, 1799 and December, 1818, the Naval Chronicle detailed the exploits of the British Royal Navy. Each issue included biographies of famous naval officers, accounts of battles, shipwrecks, and new discoveries, letters about current affairs, and a selection of poetry and songs. Noted maritime artist Nicholas Pocock contributed many of the engraved illustrations. This volume is 513 pages and includes 14 plates.
Topic: Great Britain. Royal Navy
Founded by John Stanier Clarke and John McArthur and published monthly between January, 1799 and December, 1818, the Naval Chronicle detailed the exploits of the British Royal Navy. Each issue included biographies of famous naval officers, accounts of battles, shipwrecks, and new discoveries, letters about current affairs, and a selection of poetry and songs. Noted maritime artist Nicholas Pocock contributed many of the engraved illustrations. This volume is 512 pages and includes 14 plates.
Topic: Great Britain. Royal Navy
Founded by John Stanier Clarke and John McArthur and published monthly between January, 1799 and December, 1818, the Naval Chronicle detailed the exploits of the British Royal Navy. Each issue included biographies of famous naval officers, accounts of battles, shipwrecks, and new discoveries, letters about current affairs, and a selection of poetry and songs. Noted maritime artist Nicholas Pocock contributed many of the engraved illustrations. This volume is 512 pages and includes 10 plates.
Topic: Great Britain. Royal Navy
Founded by John Stanier Clarke and John McArthur and published monthly between January, 1799 and December, 1818, the Naval Chronicle detailed the exploits of the British Royal Navy. Each issue included biographies of famous naval officers, accounts of battles, shipwrecks, and new discoveries, letters about current affairs, and a selection of poetry and songs. Noted maritime artist Nicholas Pocock contributed many of the engraved illustrations. This volume is 512 pages and includes 12 plates.
Topic: Great Britain. Royal Navy
Founded by John Stanier Clarke and John McArthur and published monthly between January, 1799 and December, 1818, the Naval Chronicle detailed the exploits of the British Royal Navy. Each issue included biographies of famous naval officers, accounts of battles, shipwrecks, and new discoveries, letters about current affairs, and a selection of poetry and songs. Noted maritime artist Nicholas Pocock contributed many of the engraved illustrations. This volume is 512 pages and includes 12 plates.
Topic: Great Britain. Royal Navy
Founded by John Stanier Clarke and John McArthur and published monthly between January, 1799 and December, 1818, the Naval Chronicle detailed the exploits of the British Royal Navy. Each issue included biographies of famous naval officers, accounts of battles, shipwrecks, and new discoveries, letters about current affairs, and a selection of poetry and songs. Noted maritime artist Nicholas Pocock contributed many of the engraved illustrations. This volume is 520 pages and includes 15 plates.
Topic: Great Britain. Royal Navy
Founded by John Stanier Clarke and John McArthur and published monthly between January, 1799 and December, 1818, the Naval Chronicle detailed the exploits of the British Royal Navy. Each issue included biographies of famous naval officers, accounts of battles, shipwrecks, and new discoveries, letters about current affairs, and a selection of poetry and songs. Noted maritime artist Nicholas Pocock contributed many of the engraved illustrations. This volume is 512 pages and includes 12 plates.
Topic: Great Britain. Royal Navy
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by Adye, Ralph Willett, -1804
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An American reprint of a British artillery manual by a Royal Artillery captain, the book contains definitions and articles on the use and maintenance of artillery, arranged alphabetically. The flyleaf is inscribed: P [or S] K Livermore/January 1805/ "Non ignarus mali miseris succurrere disco" [A quote from Vigil's Aeneid meaning: "No stranger to misfortune myself, I have learned to relieve the sufferings of others."] 277 pp.
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by Dennie, Joseph, 1768-1812
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Founded by Joseph Dennie (who wrote under the pen name Oliver Oldschool) and Ashbury Dickens in 1801, the Port Folio was among the most successful literary and political magazines published during the Federal Era. Each issue contained a selection of poety and song, essays, and literature, along with engraved illustrations. Dennie died in 1812, but the magazine continued until 1827.
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by Mayo, Isaac, 1791-1861
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Private Journal at Sea from 1809 to 1819 by Mishipman Isaac Mayo. Mayo's journal includes political commentary and detailed descriptions of battle and life at sea before, during, and after the War of 1812. He served under James Lawrence, who commanded the USS Hornet. Mayo observed USS Constitution immediately following her battle with HMS Java. The handwritten journal is 100 pages long and was written from various ports along the Atlantic coast.
Topic: United States--History--War of 1812
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by Dennie, Joseph, 1768-1812
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Founded by Joseph Dennie (who wrote under the pen name Oliver Oldschool) and Ashbury Dickens in 1801, the Port Folio was among the most successful literary and political magazines published during the Federal Era. Each issue contained a selection of poety and song, essays, and literature, along with engraved illustrations. Dennie died in 1812, but the magazine continued until 1827. This volume is 626 pages with some illustrations.
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Founded by Joseph Dennie (who wrote under the pen name Oliver Oldschool) and Ashbury Dickens in 1801, the Port Folio was among the most successful literary and political magazines published during the Federal Era. Each issue contained a selection of poety and song, essays, and literature, along with engraved illustrations. Dennie died in 1812, but the magazine continued until 1827. This volume includes fold out sheet music and an image of Commodore William Bainbridge.
The March and May1816 issues of the Analectic Magazine [volumes 6 and 7], bound together, containing numerous articles on naval engagements of the War of 1812, as well as politics, literature reviews, and poetry. 355pp[201-556]
Pamphlet titled "A description of Dartmoor Prison, with an account of the massacre of the prisoners; designed as an accompaniment to the view of Darmoor Prison, drawn by J. J. Taylor, one of the prisoners." By John Melish, printed by J. Bioren, Printer, 1815.
Topics: Dartmoor Prison, United States--History--War of 1812
Translated from the French and published in London in 1788, The Manoeuverer provided a sailor with theoretical and practical advice about the best way to operate a ship at sea. It includes thirtenn copper plates.
Topics: Naval tactics, Ships--Maneuverability
The second volume of the Analectic Magazine contains a selection of songs and poetry, anecdotes, news, and biography. The voume includes an article titled "Hints on the Navy of the United States," and a "Biographical Memoir" of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry. 524 pp.
On June 22, 1807 the British warship HMS Leopard fired on the United States frigate Chesapeake after the Americans refused to return suspected deserters from the Royal Navy. The Leopard subsequently fired into the Chesapeake, and her captain, James Barron, surrendered. The volume details the charges and testimony brought against Barron in 1808. 496 pages. This volume also contains "Proceedings of a Court of Inquiry, Held at the Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York. Upon Captain James Barron of...
Topic: Barron, James, 1769-1851
The sixth volume of The Analectic Magazine contains a selection of songs and poetry, anecdotes, news, biography, and engraved illustrations. The volume, which has an early printed example of the nickname "Old Ironsides," includes the "American Navy Chronicle" (pp. 231-257 & 383-399), "The Navy" (pp. 318-333), a register of U.S. naval officers (inserted between pps 344-345), and "The Frigate Constitution/A new song" (pp 415-416).
A medical textbook "calculated for ships that carry no surgeon." It includes sections on anatomy, medicines, accidents, and diseases common to sailors, and concludes with a folded plate illustrating basic medical instruments. 240pp. This copy belonged to Dr. Amos Evans, USS Constitution's surgeon in 1812 and 1813.
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Topic: Medicine, Naval
A pamphlet titled "Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, transmitting a list of all the commissioned officers in the Navy of the United States, showing their respective rank and dates of the commissions; also, a list of all the midshipmen, with the dates of their warrants. February 21, 1814. Printed by order of the Sentate of the United States." Printed in Washington City by Roger C. Weightman, 1814.
Topic: United States. Navy--Officers
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by Buckingham, Joseph T. (Joseph Tinker), 1779-1861
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The Polyanthos, a literary magazine of Boston, contains reviews and excerpts from foreign literature, songs with notation, poetry, and miscellaneous anecdotes and news. This volume includes an article about William Bainbridge and a song titled "Yankee Thunders, written by L. M. Sargent, Esq., and sung at the Dinner given to the Officers of the United States Frigate Constitution, after the Victory over the British Frigate Guerrier." 336 pages with an index.
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by Goldsborough, Charles W. (Charles Washington), 1779-1843
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The United States' Naval Chronicle. "Sustentans et Sustentatus". Vol. 1, by Charels Washington Goldsborough, printed by James Wilson and published in Washington City, 1824. 395 pages, xii index. Includes an errata slip at the back of the index. Documents the history of the U.S. Navy Department, concentrating on the pre-War of 1812 Navy. This copy is signed by William Bainbridge on the title page and came from the library of Dr. Thomas Harris, who was Bainbridge's doctor and first...
A heroic account of the war between the United States and Great Britian written using a Biblical style. It features engraved portraits of General Andrew Jackson and Stephen Decatur after Gilbert Stuart. The flyleaf is inscribed "James J Requa/ March 19, 1824". Third edition, 233 pages.
Topic: United States--History--War of 1812
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by St. Medard, Peter, 1755-1822
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A handwritten, bound copy book or letter book kept by Dr. Pierre St. Medard on board the U.S. Frigate New York, where he served as surgeon. The book includes letters to ship's commander and the Secretary of the Navy, a list of food and supplies for sickbay, and an abstract report of diseases.
Topic: Medicine
Pamphlet by John Lowell titled, "Mr. Madison's War. A dispassionate inquiry into the reasons alleged by Mr. Madison for declaring an offensive and ruinous war against Great Britain. Together with some suggestions as to a peaceable and constitutional mode of averting that dreadful calamity. By a New-England farmer." Printed by Russell & Cutler in Boston, 1812.
Topics: Madison, James, 1751-1836, United States--History--War of 1812, United States--Politics and...
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Handwritten Naval Order Book for 1814, including copies of orders issued to the Home Squadron of the Royal Navy between December 1813 and October 1815, signed by Thomas Williams and C. Rowley, and Port orders for Sheerness and Chatham.
William Cobbett, an anti-government British writer whose goal was to reform the British Parliament, addressed a series of letters to Lord Liverpool regarding the injustice of the war against the United States. The frontispiece includes engraved portraits of four "Naval Heros": Decatur, Bainbridge, Perry, and Porter. 215 pages.
Topic: United States--History--War of 1812
The second of two volumes recounting the lives of 27 American military heroes. Volume 2 focuses primarily on the War of 1812 and includes the lives of naval officers William Henry Allen, John Cushing Aylwin, William Burrows James Lawrence, Oliver Hazard Perry, Jacob Jones, Stephen Decatur, Charles Morris, David Porter, William Bainbridge, Lewis Warrington, Thomas Macdonough, Isaac Hull, John Rodgers, Agustus C. Ludlow, and James Biddle. Wiith engraved portraits of Perry, Decatur, and Jackson....
Topic: United States--History--War of 1812
The American Coast Pilot gave vital information about navigating the coastline of the United States, and included sailing directions, hazards to navigation, and soundings from Maine to Florida, and served, as the author claimed, to "guide the Mariner through the pathless ocean." This eight edition of the work contains 14 fold out charts. The flyleaf is inscribed "the property of Littleton Reed bought at Boston Feb. 5 1818"
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Pamphlet titled, "The First Book of Remarkable Events of the Present American War," printed in October, 1812. First in a series of four anonymous accounts of the War of 1812. Subsequent pamphlets in the series were printed in March 1813, December 1813, and November 1814. Written in the style of Biblical verse, this account begins with General Hull's surrender of Fort Detroit, and contains several verses dedicated to Constitution's victory over HMS Guerriere.
Topic: United States--History--War of 1812
Samuel Leech's first-person narrative recounts his experiences in both the British and American navies during the War of 1812. Captured by USS United States while serving on board HMS Macedonian, Leech deserts from the Royal Navy and joins the American service. While serving on USS Syren, he was recaptured by HMS Medway. The narrative also details his conversion to Methodism late in life. 305 pps.
Topic: United States--History--War of 1812
The Rules and Regulations for The Naval Service contains a list of all the duties and responsiblitlies of the different grades of naval officers both at sea and at navy yards. The book includes blank forms showing the proper format for logbooks and journals, as well as list of medicines and furniture allowed for different sizes of ships.
Topic: United States. Navy--Regulations
Message from the President of the United States. Transmitting a report of the Secretary of State, in obedience to a resolution of the House of Representatives, of the twenty-eighth of February last, of the number of Impressed American Seamen confined in Dartmoor Prison. April 29, 1816, Washington: Printed by William A. Davis, 1816. Book section disbound. 79pp.
Topics: Dartmoor Prison, United States--History--War of 1812
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John Mercer Funck served as a master's mate on USS Constitution between October 1808 and June 1810. This watch and quarter bill includes an indexed, alphabetical list of the ship's crew, and lists each individual's position for shiphandling and at battle stations. The rear flyleaf has a list of clothing.
Topic: Constitution (Frigate)
The first of two volumes recounting the lives of American military heroes. Volume 1 focuses primarily on the Revolutionary War and includes Nicholas Biddle, John Paul Jones, Joseph Barry, John Manly, Edward Preble, and Thomas Truxtun. 324 pp.
Topic: United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Early issue of the Treaty of Ghent, titled "A Treaty of Peace and Amity between His Britannic Majesty and the United States of America." Signed at Ghent, December 24, 1814. Printed by R. G. Clarke, Cannon-Row, Westminster.
Topics: Treaty of Ghent, United States--History--War of 1812
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A 15-page report from Secretary of the Navy William Jones to John Gaillard, Chairman of the Senate's Naval Committee, recounting the state of the United States Navy as of 18 March 1814. The publication includes a "List of the naval force of the United States" providing names and strength of each U.S. Navy warship. Printed in Washington City by Roger C. Weightman, 1814.
Topics: United States. Navy, Warships
Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a statement of moneys paid at the treasury during the year 1814 for miscellaneous claims not otherwise provided for; and a statement of contracts made for supplies or services during the same year, under direction of the treasury department; and of payments made by Collectors of the Customs, in the year 1813, for the Relief of Sick and Disabled Seamen. February 6, 1815. Washington City: printed by Roger Chew Weightman. 1815. 13pp....
Topics: Customs administration--United States, United States--Appropriations and expenditures
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by Eden, Frederick Morton, Sir, 1766-1809
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A pamphlet in two parts, argues that Great Britain has the right to use its naval power to destroy the financial, military, and commercial resources of its enemies, and that the nation likewise has the right to interfere with neutral trade that is augmenting those resources. Part 1, 19pp., published in London, 1807. Part 2, 59pp. published in London, 1807. Marbelized cover.
Topics: War, Maritime (International law), Great Britain--Commerce
A biography of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry. The work also includes biographical sketches of James Lawrence, William Bainbridge, Steven Decatur, Thomas Macdonough, David Porter, Zebulon Pike, and William Henry Harrison. A "View of the Rise, Present Condition, and Future Prospects of the Navy of the United States" concludes the work, along with a register of naval officers. An engraved portrait of Perry decorates the frontispiece, and there are two engraved views of the Battle of Lake...
Topics: Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819, United States--History--War of 1812
A report on impressed seamen published by order of the House of Representatives of Massachusetts, including reports from William Bainbridge and Isaac Hull on the battles with HMS Java and HMS Guerriere.
Topic: United States--History--War of 1812
In this 180 page book, a member of the British parliament reviews the various laws and actions that created a rift between the United States and Great Britian, and warns that without reconciliation with America, Britian will be less secure against France. It is inscribed on the cover, "The Right Hon[ora]b[le] The Speaker with Mr Alexr Baring's Compliments."
Topic: Orders in council
Petition of Luther Chapin [Rep. No. 14] for reimbursement for loss of his ship used for transport of Army personnel and equipment on Lake Erie during the War of 1812 by order of General William Hull. Reported to the 20th Congress, 2nd Session.
Topic: United States--History--War of 1812
Message from the President of the United States, transmitting copies and extracts of documents in the archives of the Department of State on the Subject of British Impressment from American Vessels. Washington. Documents from 1792 on detailing the seizure of American sailors from American ships, by the British Royal Navy. 50pp. Disbound.
Topics: United States--History--War of 1812, United States--Foreign relations--Great Britain, Great...
A book of handwritten notes kept by Dr. Amos Evans during a series of lectures by Dr. Jackson at the Boston Alms House on November 2, 1813.
Topic: Medicine
A bound pamphlet, titled "Message from the President of the United States, transmitting documents relative to the commencement and progress of any acts or system of retaliation upon prisoners of war, by the governments of Great Britain and the U. States." Printed by A. & G. Way, October 28, 1814.
Topics: United States--History--War of 1812--Prisoners and prisons, Prisoners of war--United States,...
An 18-page transcript, titled "Proceedings of the court martial, held on the officers and crew of His Majesty's late ship The Java," printed on May 10, 1813. Included are the "Minutes taken at a Court Martial assembled on board His Majesty's Ship Gladiator, in Portsmouth Harbour, on the 23rd Day of April 1813," as well as a hand-colored illustration of the "Track of the Action" between Constitution and Java on December 29, 1812. The volume provides a detailed look...
Topics: Constitution (Frigate), United States--History--War of 1812, Java (Frigate)
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by Hull, Isaac, 1773-1843
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A letter book containing copies of letters written to Isaac Hull, dated May 17, 1805 to May 27, 1806. Correspondents include William Eaton, Samuel Barron, John Rodgers, James Lawrence, among others. Topics concern naval operations in the Mediterranean and the U.S. brig Argus.
Topics: Sea control, Argus (Brig)
Message from the President of the United States, transmiting A Report of the Secretary of State, prepared in obedience to a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 4th Inst. in relation to the Transactions at Dartmoor Prison in the month of April last, so far as the American Prisoners of War, there confined, were affected by such transactions. January 31, 1816, Washington, Printed by William A. Davis, 1816. 184pp. p. 174 is a fold-out with names of American sailors wounded and killed...
Topics: Dartmoor Prison, United States--History--War of 1812
Pamphlet containing an open letter to William Wilberforce, Esq. and published in january 2016 for the benefit of the Maritime Society
Topics: Great Britain. Royal Navy--History, Impressment--Great Britain
Likely a portion of a book, this Massachusetts legislative report urges an end to the War of 1812. The report states that the British Orders in Council have been repealed, no evidence of illegal impressment has been found, and that the removal of British subjects is approved by international law.
Topic: United States--History--War of 1812
A 12-page pamphlet titled "Message from the President of the U. States, Recommending an Immediate Declaration of War, Against Great Britain." In it, President James Madison lays out his case for war. It was printed by Roger C. Weightman.
Topic: United States--History--War of 1812
The first volume of handwritten notes taken by Amos Evans during a series of lectures by Dr. Benjamin Rush at the University of Pennsylvania in 1802-1803. Evans attended a series of 99 lectures on subjects ranging from advice on siteing hospitals and education of doctors to philosophical disquisitions on reproduction and longevity.
Topics: Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813, Medicine
The third volume of handwritten notes taken by Amos Evans during a series of lectures by Dr. Benjamin Rush at the University of Pennsylvania in 1802-1803. Evans attended a series of 99 lectures on subjects ranging from advice on siteing hospitals and education of doctors to philosophical disquisitions on reproduction and longevity. This volume covers February 15, 1803 to March 10, 1803, lectures number 80-99.
Topics: Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813, Medicine
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The Weekly Register, pages 105 - 120, No. 7 of Vol. VIII, published Saturday, April 15, 1815 in Baltimore, Maryland. This edition includes articles on the Algerian War, Charles Stewart, and USS Constitution's defeat of HMS Cyane and HMS Levant.
Topics: Campaigns & battles, Sailing ships, Military officers, United States--History--War with...
A pamphlet, titled "A Masonic Oration on the death of Brother William S. Bush, Lieutenant of Marines, who was killed on board the Frigate Constitution, during her engagement with the British Frigate Guerriere, on the 19th of August, 1812, as delivered on the 26th of November following, before the officers of the R. W. Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania, the officers and members of several respectable lodges, and the officers and members of Lodge No. 51, of which the deceased was a member. By the...
Topic: Constitution (Frigate)
Pamphlet: Message from the President of the United States Transmitting a Report of the Secretary of State, Made in Obedience to a Resolution of the House of Representatives of the Ninth Instant, Requesting Information Touching the Conduct of British Officers Towards Persons Taken in American Armed Ships. December 22, 1812. 8vo; twenty pages. Removed. Secretary of State Monroe's report on the subject of British impressments with accompanying documents describing the impressment of members of the...
Topic: United States--History--War of 1812--Prisoners and prisons, British
a) A report, dated February 5, 1816, with supporting documents by the Committee on Naval Affairs ruling against Captain Charles Stewart's petition for monetary compensation for the capture of HMS Levant. b) "Petition of Capt. Charles Stewart, on behalf of hiimself, the officers, and crew of the United States ship Constitution."
Topics: Constitution (Frigate), United States--History--War of 1812, Levant (Sloop of war)
An anonymous account of Charles Stewart's career through 1838; the yellow covers feature stylized columns and a crest bearing the motto "VIRTUE,LIBERTY AND INDEPENDENCE."
Topics: Stewart, Charles, 1778-1869, United States. Navy--Officers--Biography
A pamphlet titled "Report of the committee to whom was referred the resolution of the House of Representatives, of eighteenth March last, directing an inquiry 'whether any, and if any, what means of retrenchment and economy, and reform in the general management, and of extension and efficiency, in the naval establishment, may be expedient.'" Printed in Washington City on January 9, 1815 by Roger C. Weightman. The report concerns the retrenchment of the United States Navy post War of...
Topic: United States. Navy
A pamphlet by William Ellery Channing, titled "A sermon, preached in Boston, July 23,1812, the day of the publick fast; appointed by the executive of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, in consequence of the declaration of war against Great Britain." Printed in Boston by Greenough and Stebbins, 1812. Channing's sermon revolves around a text from Luke in which Christ weeps over Jerusalem, learning her future travails. He minimizes injuries to United States from Great Britain and...
Topic: United States--History--War of 1812
A pamphlet titled "Message from the President of the United States, transmiting a letter from Cap. Bainbridge, now commanding U. States' Frigate Constitution, reporting his capture and destruction of the British Frigate 'The Java.' February 22d, 1813. Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs." Printed in Washington City by Roger C. Weightman, 1813. It includes Commodore William Bainbridge's account of the capture of HMS Java on 29 December 1812 sent to the Secretary of the Navy, as...
Topics: Constitution (Frigate), United States--History--War of 1812, Java (Frigate)
Papers Relating to the Action between the Pelham and Montagu Packets, and The Globe American Privateer. (2 November 1813.). 44 printed documents, with a list of these documents, Ordered by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 10 March 1815. Section removed from a book. 50pp.
Topic: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
Peace Without Dishonour, War Without Hope. An Argument against War With Great Britain. Recently published at Boston. By an American Farmer. London: Reprinted for J. Butterworth, Fleet Street, 1807. An essay expressing the opinion of the New England farmers, merchants and mechanics against war with England. 43 pp. bound in marbelized paper.
Topics: Chesapeake-Leopard Affair, 1807, Great Britain--Foreign relations--United States, United...
A 20-page booklet in which Stewart petitions to receive prize money for HMS Levant. He is only awarded $25,000. The booklet includes an account of the battle between USS Constitution and HMS Levant, and letters from Stewart, Crowninshield, Hixon, Humphries, and Stevenson recounting the battle, aftermath, and stages of the petition.
Topics: Constitution (Frigate), United States--History--War of 1812, Levant (Sloop of war), Cyane (Frigate)
A pamphlet titled "A discourse delivered in Boston, April 13, 1815, the day of Thanksgiving appointed by the President of the United States. In consequence of the Peace." Written by John Lathrop, Pastor of the Second Church in Boston, and published by J.W. Burditt, 1815.
Topic: United States--History--War of 1812
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The Weekly Register, pages 259 - 272, No. 17 of Vol. III, published Saturday, December 26, 1812 in Baltimore, Maryland. The newspaper includes an editorial about the engagement between USS Constitution and HMS Guerriere.
Topics: Campaigns & battles, Sailing ships, United States--History--War of 1812, Constitution...
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The Weekly Register, pages 401-480, No. 26 of Vol. III, published Saturday, February 27, 1813 in Baltimore, Maryland. Pages 410-416 include descriptions of naval events of the War of 1812, including copies of letters from William Bainbridge, Chalres Stewart, exceprts from Bainbridge's journal, a list of the killed and wounded, a description of the action between USS Constitution and HMS Java, a weekly list of American prizes, and a report on American seamen. Also includes a 16-page...
Topics: Campaigns & battles, Sailing ships, United States--History--War of 1812, Constitution...
Book section containing reports from the Ministers at Ghent about their negotiations for peace with Great Britain. Disbound, 74pp. Washington, December 1, 1814.
Topics: Treaty of Ghent, United States--History--War of 1812, United States--Foreign relations--Great...
Act of June 3, 1813, in the name of George III, King of Great Britain, allowing for the capture and sale of United States' vessels as prizes. 2pp.
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Niles' National Register, No.3 of Vol. VI, pages 35 - 48, printed in Washington City on March 16, 1839. An article on the last page reports: "The Boston Transcript states, that when the frigate Constitution was lately taken into the dry dock at Charlestown, her bottom was entirely encrusted with a coat of oysters from stem to stern, the avergae size of which was about equal to those that are usually sold for half a cent."
Topics: Sailing ships, Maintenance & repair, Constitution (Frigate)
A resolution from the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America recommending medals to Captain Charles Stewart and officers for defeat of HMS Cyane and HMS Levant. The pamphlet includes Stewart's report of the battle and capture of Levant.
Topics: Constitution (Frigate), United States--History--War of 1812
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by Evans, Amos A., 1785-1848
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A book of handwritten notes by Amos Evans, taken during lectures by Dr. Phillip Syng Physick, Professor of Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania medical school. The notes cover November 11, 1806 to January 23, 1807.
Topics: Physick, Philip Syng, 1768-1837, Medicine
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The Weekly Register, No.2 of Vol. III, pages 18-32, printed in Baltimore, Maryland on Saturday, September 12, 1812. A section entitled "Events of the War" begins on page 25. On page 28, the second column features a report from Isaac Hull on the battle with and subsequent destruction of HMS Guerriere.
Topics: Sailing ships, United States--History--War of 1812, Guerriere (Frigate)